direct impact. >> when the first explosion went off, what did you think? >> there was a silence and i thought -- i clung to adam, my husband, and i thought, you know, there's going to be another explosion, and as soon as i thought that i started -- i started saying oh, no, oh, no, oh, no, because you have no idea where it's going to come, from and then all of a sudden i was blown in the air and -- and landed almost in a pretzel with him. >> the blast was so powerful they say they were thrown about five feet. >> and i said i think we're okay and i couldn't believe it. i couldn't believe that we survived and that we weren't hurt at all, and i didn't feel any pain. hi no idea what had happened, and then i sat up and i tried -- he said we've got to get out of here or something like that and i sat up and said i couldn't move. oh, my gosh, my foot, there's something wrong with my foot and he lifted up my leg and started screaming bloody murder. it was really bad.